On October 21, New Hampshire-based Internet performance management company Dyn suffered the largest DDoS attack ever to be registered. The attacks – there were three, in relatively quick succession, but the last one was easily mitigated – were aimed at the company’s managed DNS infrastructure. They resulted in the temporary inaccessibility of many websites and online services such as Twitter, GitHub, PayPal, Etsy, and so on. What Dyn says about the attacks “At this point … More
Source: helpnetsecurity